14 days in Azores Itinerary

14 days in Azores Itinerary

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14 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Houston
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  15​h 45​min
1
Furnas, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights
ferry:  6​h 15​min
2
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Mosteiros, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Houston

3
nights
Furnas, Sao Miguel

Furnas ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Farol Ponta do Arnel and Chapel of Nossa Senhora das Victorias. Get outdoors at Jose do Canto Forest Garden and Lagoa do Fogo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Furnas: Ribeira Grande (Environmental Interpretation Centre of Caldeira Velha & Praia de Santa Barbara).

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Furnas itinerary planning app .

Houston, USA to Furnas is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Azores Time (AZOT) is 5 hours. In September, Furnas is slightly colder than Houston - with highs of 76°F and lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Furnas

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Vila Franca do Campo, Povoacao, Farol Ponta do Arnel
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Salto do Prego ©
Salto do Prego
Lagoa das Furnas ©
Lagoa das Furnas
Espirito Azul ©
Espirito Azul

4
nights
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira

Angra do Heroismo ©
Angra do Heroísmo, generally known as Angra, is a municipality and city on the island of Terceira in the Portuguese autonomous region of the Azores. Rua da Se and Monte Brasil are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Vitoria Beach and Gruta do Natal. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta dos Biscoitos, hike along Baias da Agualva, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Da Misericordia, and take some stellar pictures from Serra de Santa Barbara Lookout.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Angra do Heroismo travel website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Furnas to Angra do Heroismo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mosteiros.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Terceira, Praia da Vitoria, Piscinas Naturais das Quatro Ribeiras, Ponta dos Biscoitos, Centro de Interpretacao da Serra de Santa Barbara
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Gruta do Natal ©
Gruta do Natal
Trilha de Misterios Negros ©
Trilha de Misterios Negros
Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se

4
nights
Mosteiros, Sao Miguel

Mosteiros ©
Get outdoors at Natural Pool and Jardim Antonio Borges. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mosteiros Beach and Photography Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mosteiros: Ponta Delgada (Pinhal da Paz, Ananases Santo Antonio, & more) and Rocha da Relva (in Relva).

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mosteiros online road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Angra do Heroismo to Mosteiros. September in Mosteiros sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mosteiros

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, Rocha da Relva
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Jardim Antonio Borges ©
Jardim Antonio Borges
Lagoa do Canario ©
Lagoa do Canario

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